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2015 Southwood Cup @ Southwood Golf Course
Aug 1 all-day

The premier event of the year is around the corner!

Call the Southwood Golf Club’s Pro Shop at (850) 942-4653 to get signed up for the Southwood Cup!

SW Open

Driving Florida’s Image: The 1985 License Plate Contest @ Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Aug 1 all-day

LicensePlateSlider2015Visitors will have the opportunity to view the artistic submissions sent in by the public when the State of Florida held a contest to assist with the redesign of the license plate in 1985. Held in a time before specialty plates, the contest showed the connection that Floridians felt with the state image, resulted in a significant amount of public participation in the process including the youngest Floridians, and highlighted the concerns and interests of the participants. Special activity stations and programming will accompany the exhibit.

Exhibit is free and open to the public during all regular museum hours. Visit Florida Historic Capitol Museum online for hours and more information.

The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market @ Market Square Pavillion
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market offers a wide variety of locally grown products every Saturday at 1415 Timberlane Rd. from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market features local growers and resellers that all share the same commitment to producing the highest quality foods using sustainable practices. Though Saturday markets tend to be the busiest, some vendors are also present on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Please confirm there has been no interruption to this repeating event on the week you plan to attend.  
20th Anniversary of the Downtown Marketplace @ Downtown Tallahassee
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tallahassee Downtown MarketplaceTallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 20th Anniversary of the Downtown Marketplace. For Twenty years, the Marketplace has been attracting area artists, crafters, food vendors, farmers, and musicians to the Chain of Parks in Downtown Tallahassee. The Marketplace season begins the first weekend in March and continues through the end of November each year and attracts 135,000 visitors to Downtown Tallahassee. Come and join in on the tradition every Saturday at 115 E Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303!

The Marketplace opens at 9am sharp each week and a new tradition has been created to announce that commerce has begun. Every Marketplace Saturday begins with the sound of bagpipes in the air. Heralded piper (and Downtown Resident) Sean McGlynn leads the many merchants each Saturday morning in what is known as the MERCAT MARCH. This blast of pipe music rings through the streets of Downtown Tallahassee every Saturday at 9am to signify the opening of the Marketplace. Merchants rejoice in conjunction with the pipes to announce they are open for business.

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Frenchtown Heritage Market @ Corner of Georgia and Macomb Street
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Frenchtown Heritage Market (FHM) offers a wide variety of fresh, naturally grown produce. Live music, cooking demos, fruits vegetables, and honey sold directly by farmers. The FHM is the only market in Tallahassee to process SNAP/EBT benefits! Double your points on produce.

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FALL TOMATO WORKSHOP @ Native Nurseries
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We have a short window in August for planting if you’d like to enjoy homegrown tomatoes before the first frost. Lilly Anderson-Messec will discuss tomato varieties and planting methods. Planting a fall tomato crop is always a gamble, but the payoffs are delicious!

Free Planetarium Show @ Challenger Learning Center
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Planetarium Show
August 1 @ 10:00am
 
Come downtown to the Challenger Learning Center Digital Dome Theatre and Planetarium and enjoy a free planetarium show onAugust 1 at 10:00 am. “August Skies Over Tallahassee” is created and presented by the Tallahassee Astronomical Society and coordinated with the monthly Tallahassee Democrat “Sky Guy” column. The August sky over Tallahassee will be reviewed including prominent constellations, stars and planets in the August morning and evening sky.

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KittYoga: Yoga with Adoptable Cats and Kittens at Leon County Humane Society
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
KittYoga: Yoga with Adoptable Cats and Kittens at Leon County Humane Society @ Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Join the Leon County Humane Society & the talented instructors of Journeys In Yoga for a day of donation yoga classes with free-roaming adoptable kitties at the Leon County Humane Society!

Perfect your Cat Pose with the help of friendly cats & kittens eager to purr-fectly enhance your practice!

Help local homeless pets with a suggested donation of $10 per class or supplies such as food, litter, flea prevention, etc. Adult cat adoption fees are waived during the event!

All classes are one hour + time to visit with the felines. BYO yoga mat. Space is limited and will be first come, first serve.

Times & Teachers:
10:00 – Stacey Abbott
12:00 – Tracey Fletcher
2:00 – William Anderson
4:00 – Suzanne Harrell

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Monarchs @ Native Nurseries
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

As the monarch population continues its alarming
decline, we are in a great location here in the panhandle
to positively impact its survival and to observe and enjoy this magical species. St. Marks Ranger, Scott Davis, will discuss the unique biology, life cycle and migration of the monarch butterfly and the native North Florida milkweeds it relies upon. He will also discuss the best native wildflowers you can plant in your yard to support monarchs and how you can get involved to help save this remarkable species.

STEM SATURDAYS @ Tallahassee Museum
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through the lens of the Museum’s expansive grounds and collections. Learn more about our natural environment and how to be stewards of the land, along with exploring the animal collection and what makes them part of this native habitat.

STEM activities will be offered in the Discovery Center, and at other locations of the Museum depending on the weather. When you arrive for STEM Saturday, be sure to ask admissions where the activities will be located!

 

 

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